Engineering  2022-11-02 11:54:16


£42000 – £46000/annum

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Are you a Facilities Manager looking for a new challenging role based around the Aylesbury area?

Working for an Educational Trust you will be responsible for the Facilities Management of both hard and soft services across a number of Schools in the Aylesbury area.

The trust are looking for someone that can take ownership of the FM services but also someone that has a passion for energy saving projects.

Job Summary

In this role you will be responsible for the management of the working environment, services, equipment and processes to support the effective running of all premises within the Trust.

This is a multi-disciplinary, strategic role covering a range of activities which together provide a safe and efficient working environment. The role covers space planning, building and supplier maintenance and management, Business Continuity planning and Health & Safety management as well as day-to-day facilities functions.

Key Responsibilities

As Facilities Manager you will lead the day to day delivery of facility services and operations and promote the highest standards of the Trusts ethos and strategically ensuring the most effective use of resources in support of Trust objectives.

Establish, oversee and ensure that any planned preventative maintenance programmes (PPM) are carried out effectively and arrange works with suppliers and contractors, organising planned and reactive support as required.

Take responsible for the statutory compliance of required regulations and ensuring all records are kept up to date and ready for inspection by the Trust, or any other professional body.

Measure all service activities against recognised standards and propose appropriate and proportionate improvements to meet existing and future requirements

To actively seek out and make efficiency savings and or reductions to the relevant running costs. A key focus will be on energy saving within the schools due to the increase in the cost of energy.

As Facilities Manager you will take responsibility of the day-to-day supervision of members of the facilities teams and manage facilities staff hours worked, sickness and annual leave. Report data to the Head of Facilities on a monthly basis, or when requested

You will plan, organise and provide training for the facilities team to provide the highest standard of service possible, ensure effective line management of direct reports and demonstrate effective people management skills to support both performance and development of colleagues

Develop effective relationships with Staff and ensuring their satisfaction with service delivery and meet regularly with senior management to further develop these relationships.

Ensure compliance with HR policy and procedures.

Perform regular appraisals with staff and hold regular monthly meetings with staff to maintain a healthy working environment and discuss satisfaction and communication.

Knowledge and Qualifications

* A professional qualification and/or facilities management (IWFM Level 3+) or relevant experience or willing to work towards obtaining

* A qualification in health & safety (NEBOSH, IOSH) would be advantageous .

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.

* An understanding of UK Health & Safety laws and statutory regulations relating to buildings management including interactions with Local Authority Representatives

* General knowledge/understanding of Health and Safety risks including manual handling, worksite safety, trip and fall hazards.

* Continually strives to improve knowledge, skills and abilities to produce the best results.

Skills and experience

* Solid experience in FM within a professional environment, with at least 3 years at a Manager level experience within a corporate or educational setting

* Quantifiable track record of contractor management (property maintenance, facilities management, catering services) in a multi-site commercial property environment.

* The ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, contractors and key stakeholders.

* Leadership skills with proven experience of leading, supporting and mentoring teams

* Proven experience in leading projects.

* Soft and Hard service facilities contractor management

* Financial Management

Paying a salary between £42-46k depending on experience this role offers career progression within the trust and long term stability.

For further information on the role and the schools the role will be covering please APPLY NOW


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